Baby's Mom Names Her Son After Her Ex | 22 Words

A dad had the shock of his life after seeing his baby's mom had named their son after her ex... but her reasoning for the bizarre move is even more shocking.

Parents, this is definitely the most mind-boggling story you'll read today...

Because naming our babies is always a huge deal...


And so many parents stress over names for months in order to get them just right.

But more recently, regular baby names are starting to fade away...


And they've been replaced with more unusual and controversial ones, especially by the likes of famous people!

But one new mother has taken things to the extreme with her newborn baby...

By wanting to name her new son after her ex-boyfriend.

​Yep, we're just as dumbfounded as you are...

And of course, it caused the biggest argument between her and her baby's father... understandably!

But before we get into this real-life horror story...


Lets take a look at some of the strangest A-lister baby names out there...


Friends star Courteney Cox's baby sounds delicious!


Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin also went for a foody option.

Blue Ivy.

You can't expect Beyonce to do things by halves, right?


Busy Phillips took her inspiration from the animal kingdom instead.


Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz's kid is so over Brooklyn...


Mariah Carey clearly wishes stardom on her kids!


Gwen Stefani thinks her baby is out of this world!


Cardi B totally went for it with her baby name!


Chrissy Teigen and John Legend also took inspo from outer space!


Kourtney Kardashian went for a regal theme.

North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm.

We literally can't choose the weirdest of Kimye's baby names.


Kylie Jenner's kid did give us one of the most iconic memes of the year, though.


Kate Winslet clearly wanted a baby to cuddle with.


George Lucas went for a pretty epic-sounding name.


Madonna played into her own offbeat name with her daughter's.


Toni Braxton paid tribute to everyone's favorite pants material.


Rob Kardashian & Blac Chyna's baby is certainly dreamier than their current relationship status.


Jason Bateman is clearly a big syrup fan.


Erykah Badu was obviously never going to go for a common name.


Fergie is a huge ice-skating fan.

Dusty Rose.

Dusty? Are you sure, Adam Levine?


Nicole Richie went for the least glamorous of birds.


Hey, at least David Duchovny went for something accurate.


Michael Jackon's very offbeat choice here.


Spike Lee went with a more practical name.


Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's baby name is kind of sadly ironic.


Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes plumped for one of the lesser-known Disney princesses.


Jessica Simpson clearly thought her kid was a winner.


Sam Worthington went more "out of this world" with his choice.


Holly Madison's choice is very kitschy - and colorful.

Elsie Otter.

We hate to admit we find Zooey Deschanel's choice kind of cute.


Miranda Kerr feeling all romantic ...


You may not think Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' choice is too unusual - until you realize that choice was for their daughter...


A pretty cute name for Liv Tyler's offspring!

Briar Rose.

Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen are obviously fans of Sleeping Beauty.


Kelly Rowland opted for something altogether more violent.


Pink opted for another "natural" name ...


Was David and Victoria Beckham's kid named after the place he was conceived?


Nicholas Cage paid tribute to his love for Superman by giving his kid Clark Kent's Kryptonite name.


Oasis singer Liam Gallagher paid tribute to John when naming his son.


Hilary Duff wanted to get fiscal with her baby name.


Richard Gere was apparently inspired by a family name - but we know your mind just goes to The Simpsons!

And finally, for today's bizarre baby name story!


Taking to Reddit to share the dilemma, a new dad titled the post, "GF named our son after her ex, I'm refusing to sign the birth certificate until she changes it."


The new father explained that despite the child not being planned, he and his partner of 4 years were in a stable enough position to welcome their son into the world.


However, he also writes, "She was supposedly on the pill as neither of us like the feel of condoms but that's another story."

Like most expectant parents, he revealed how the couple argued back and forth over potential baby names until they finally settled on a name they were both happy with.


Fast-forward to their son's birth, and the dad explained, "Everyone is smiles and we're finally back home. It's time to register the birth and I need to sign the birth certificate."

But when he was handed the birth certificate, he saw to his horror that his girlfriend had titled a completely different name - the same name as her ex-boyfriend.

Shining some much-needed light on her relationship with her ex, the dad explained that she dated a guy for about 8 years and he was her "first love."

"The story is that they drifted apart and he ended it but she was still in love with him. We met a few months later and were friends before we started dating. I got the impression that she was never really over him at the start of the relationship, but it seemed she moved on after the years and went he moved back to our city 2 years ago she didn't seem the phased."

"We met him twice and there didn't seem to be anything weird going on so I assumed she was completely over him."

Realizing that the mother of his newborn son was still recovering from the birth, the father explained that he knew he could not "blow his top."

After calmly asking her about it, she apparently said that it was "just a spur of a moment thing."

"In the end, I told her calmly that I'm not signing the birth certificate until we change the name back to what we agreed. This caused a bit of a row with her and she's now refusing to talk to me until I sign the certificate and agree to the name."

Explaining that he was "at somewhat of a loss," the Reddit community was quick to offer the new father their advice...


With most people calling for the father to get a paternity test and not sign the birth certificate until he has the results.

There's definitely something fishy going on here...


And it's clear this poor father is in urgent need of some answers soon.

​Do you think the father should be suspicious?

Or do you think he's being a little bit unreasonable?

Nevertheless, we hope he gets the answers he needs very soon.

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